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Mar 25, 2018 8:06 AM CST
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL @--`--,----- 🌹 (Zone 8b)
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Let's see what you've done!

This is on the side of my greenhouse, facing east but there's only a few feet between it and the house, so it's a tricky spot, with just a few hours of mid-day sun. I'll be adding more, especially danglers, but this is stage 1 I guess.

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Mar 25, 2018 10:17 PM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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This window box was planted up about 5 years ago and I had sedums and small evergreen shrubs in it. In the spring I would plant violas for extra color.
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Now the window box has given up the ghost. Sad Me thinks I need to replace it asap. Hilarious!


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Jun 24, 2018 5:54 AM CST
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL @--`--,----- 🌹 (Zone 8b)
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I've added some plants to the box on the right, but mostly smaller plants & dangling Commelinaceae family members. I don't want to block much light coming through that window because there are mad propagations happening inside.
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I know more people have window boxes. Break out the pics!
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Jun 25, 2018 6:14 AM CST
Calgary Alberta (Zone 4a)
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I just have these two which I plant with petunias from seed I have collected last fall. When you collect petunia seed you never know what colour of bloom you're going to get. All these were collected from the same coloured easy wave plant.


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Jun 25, 2018 6:46 AM CST
Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
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No window boxes here but I love every single one shown here!

there are mad propagations happening inside.
Hmmm... this could be interesting! Whistling

@j52 ~ love the petunias. Mine reseeds but I've only grown one. A fragrant dark purple and it has only delivered more of the same. I suspect the Waves are ?hybrid? so they will be a surprise. Still ever so pretty! Lovey dubby
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Jun 25, 2018 8:05 AM CST
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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL @--`--,----- 🌹 (Zone 8b)
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J52, I love those Petunias!

Kristi, I LOVE the scent of Petunias when they have one. The only ones I notice around here are patches of them in the landscape in early spring. They are lovely, but not like any sold in stores. I don't think they can take the heat. I bought a few the first few years I lived here, but none lasted very long into the heat.
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Aug 12, 2018 9:13 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL @--`--,----- 🌹 (Zone 8b)
Region: United States of America Houseplants Overwinters Tender Plants Indoors Garden Sages Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 2
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The one Coleus was blocking too much sun right in front of the window, so there was a trim. Looking like this now.
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What are others' windowboxes doing?
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The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now. (-Unknown)
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